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Oshkosh Corporation Metal Fabricator - 2nd & 3rd Shift ($25.59+/hr) in Appleton, Wisconsin

About Pierce, an Oshkosh company

At Pierce Manufacturing, we build trucks that protect people and communities around the world. To our team, there is no room for anything less than providing the absolute best. Since 1913, building truck bodies on Model T Ford chassis in an old converted church has evolved to creating highly customized, carefully designed and engineering pumpers, aerials, tankers and rescue units that have no equal. Today, you'll find more than 30,000 Pierce apparatuses on the road that are making a difference in people's lives, every day. To us, every step in the process of building our trucks is personal. From innovation and expertise, to the customization and service. Our trucks are designed to perform under the toughest conditions.

With a career at Pierce Manufacturing, you can expect:

  • Competitive Pay – pay based on experience and education , starting pay $23.59 - $25.14 per hour

  • 2nd shift & 3rd Shift Premium of $2.00 per hour

  • Merit increases at 6 months, 12 months, and then annually

  • Comprehensive Benefit Package

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability benefits, 401k plan & company match, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, paid vacation, paid holidays, stock purchase program, discount program (travel, hotels, entertainment, gym memberships and so much more)

  • Relocation bonus of $2,500 when relocating from outside a 50-mile radius

  • Job Stability

  • Opportunities for Career Growth

  • Hands-On Approach

  • Customer Focus

  • Culture for Fostering Teamwork

  • Respected Leaders

  • People First Culture

  • Hiring Immediately

Shift Overview:

  • Openings are on 2nd & 3rd

  • Shift times and overtime hours vary dependent on position, department, and location

  • 2nd Shift: Monday – Thursday, four 10-hour days, overtime worked at the end of shift and on Fridays and occasionally Saturdays

  • 3rd Shift: Monday - Thursday, four 10-hour days, overtime worked before the shift and on Fridays and occasionally Saturdays

Summary of Job Description

The positions within a Metal Fabricator are responsible for checking job sheets and setting up machines for operation. The employee may operate different machines to complete the assigned tasks. They must be able to read blueprints and troubleshoot basic equipment and machines. They must maintain a clean and safe working environment.

Essential Functions

  • Communicate verbally with co-workers to keep a safe working environment

  • Operate a variety of different machines and equipment

  • Set up and prepare parts for machine operating process

  • Load/unload materials into machines and equipment

  • Apply measurements to parts and equipment

  • Read and understand blueprints, schematic diagrams, etc.

  • Review job orders and paperwork

  • Lift light and/or heavy parts on and off a cart, floor, shelf, etc.

  • Use of a cart to push/pull equipment and parts to and from designated areas

  • Follow written and verbal instructions to complete tasks

  • Assist co-workers with lifting parts

  • Understand the differences in parts and tools

  • Sweep and clean shop area

  • Work overtime and rotate jobs as needed

  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment

Marginal Work Functions

*These functions may be considered essential based on location, position, and other factors.

  • Grinding, buffing, drilling, and bending materials*

  • Assist in inventory of parts*

  • Operate a materials cart or forklift to transport truck parts to and from designated areas*

  • Participate in rotation of operating machines*

Basic Qualifications

  • 1 or more years of relevant experience OR High School Diploma or equivalent education.

  • Previous experience with basic hand tools.

Preferred Qualifications to Complete Essential Functions

  • Previous experience in metal fabrication.

  • Previous experience as a Pierce as a Team Member or Contractor.

Key Abilities Needed to Complete Essential Functions

*All positions require the ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. Detailed physical job analysis available upon request.

  • Perform assigned tasks

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Recognize and react to abnormal operating conditions

  • Use and wear personal protective equipment as indicated by the task or environment

  • Hear safety alarms and other co-workers

  • Perform basic counting tasks

  • Read tape measure, safety manuals, work orders, and blueprints effectively

  • Follow instructions from supervisors and other co-workers

  • Understand and identify safety issues

  • Maintain balance when walking and standing on potential slippery work floor

  • Maintain balance when climbing on a portable step to retrieve parts

  • Individually lift and manipulate parts/equipment weighing up to 50 pounds

  • Operate an overhead hoist to assist with heavy lifting of parts, materials, and equipment

  • Tolerate constant standing and walking throughout the shift

  • Use both hands for tool and machine operation, carrying of parts, and assisting co-workers with heavy lifting of parts

  • Operate and access heavy equipment safely and effectively

  • Remember task sequence and safety constraints

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please contact our reception desk by phone at +1 (920) 502.3009 or our talent acquisition team by email .

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.